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|Status = Incumbent  
 
|Status = Incumbent  
 
|Tenure = 2001 - Present
 
|Tenure = 2001 - Present
|Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 3, 2013]]
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|Term ends = January 5, 2015
 
|Assumed office = 2001
 
|Assumed office = 2001
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|Per diem = $88/day
 
|Per diem = $88/day
 
|Pension =
 
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|Last election = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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|Last election = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
|Appointed =
 
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|First elected = 2000
 
|First elected = 2000
 
|Term limits =
 
|Term limits =
|Next election = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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|Next election = November 4, 2014
 
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{{tnr}}'''Gary Bies''' (b. October 26, 1946)  is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], representing the 1st District since 2001.
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{{tnr}}'''Gary Bies''' (b. October 26, 1946)  is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Wisconsin State Assembly]], representing [[Wisconsin State Assembly District 1|District 1]]. He was first elected to the chamber in 2000.
  
Prior to his election to the Assembly, Bies worked as Project Director for the Door/Kewaunee Drug Task Force from 1990-2000, and was Chief Deputy/Deputy Sheriff for the [[sunshinereview:Door County, Wisconsin|Door County]] Sheriff's Department.
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Bies was a [[Republican]] candidate for [[Wisconsin Secretary of State]] in the [[Wisconsin secretary of state election, 2014|2014 elections]].<ref name=2014declare>[http://host.madison.com/daily-cardinal/rep-garey-bies-runs-for-secretary-of-state/article_67d1ca48-b311-11e3-aea1-001a4bcf887a.html ''The Daily Cardinal,'' "Rep. Garey Bies runs for Secretary of State," March 25, 2014]</ref>
  
Bies is a member of American Legion Post 527 and the Knights of Columbus.  He is married and has four children.<Ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=56317 Project Vote Smart - Assemblyman Bies]</ref>
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==Biography==
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Prior to his election to the Assembly, Bies worked as Project Director for the Door/Kewaunee Drug Task Force from 1990-2000, and was Chief Deputy/Deputy Sheriff for the [[Door County, Wisconsin|Door County]] Sheriff's Department.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=56317 ''Project Vote Smart,'' "Biography," accessed May 5, 2014]</ref>
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Bies served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State =Wisconsin
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|year =2013
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|Chamber =State Assembly
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|Committee1 =Corrections
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|Chair1= Chair
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|Committee2 = Natural Resources and Sporting Heritage
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|Committee3 = Tourism
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|Chair3 = Vice-chair
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|Committee4 = Veterans
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|Committee5 =
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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Bies has been appointed to these committees:
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During the 2011-2012 legislative session, Bies served on these committees:
* [[Criminal Justice Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Criminal Justice Committee]], Chair
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* [[Public Health and Public Safety Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Public Health and Public Safety Committee]], Chair
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Tourism, Recreation and State Properties Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Tourism, Recreation and State Properties Committee]]
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|State =Wisconsin
* [[Veterans and Military Affairs Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Veterans and Military Affairs Committee]]
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber =State Assembly
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|Committee1 =Criminal Justice
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|Chair1=Chair
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|Committee2 =Public Health and Public Safety  
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|Chair2=Chair
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|Committee3 =Tourism, Recreation and State Properties
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|Committee4 =Veterans and Military Affairs
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|Committee5 =
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|Collapse=Yes
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}}
  
 
===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Bies served on these committees:
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During the 2009-2010 legislative session, Bies served on these committees:
* [[Public Safety Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Public Safety Committee]] (Ranking Member)
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* [[Tourism, Recreation and State Properties Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Tourism, Recreation and State Properties Committee]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Transportation Committee, Wisconsin State Assembly|Transportation Committee]]
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|State =Wisconsin
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|year = 2009
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|Chamber =State Assembly
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|Committee1 =Public Safety
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|Chair1=Ranking Member
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|Committee2 =Tourism, Recreation and State Properties
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|Committee3 =Transportation
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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|Collapse=Yes
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}}
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==Issues==
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===Sponsored legislation=== 
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Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:               
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*AB 03 - Restrictions on the Sale of Fertilizer Containing Phosphorous
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*AB 94 - Park Passes for Buses
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*AB 154 - Providing Tobacco Products to Minors
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*AB 155 - Underage Drinking
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*AB 156 - Increasing Jail and Prison Times for Drunken Drivers
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For a full listing of sponsored legislation and details see the [http://www.legis.state.wi.us/assembly/asm01/news/Legislation/2009%20Session/09leg.htm House site].
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==Elections==
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===2014===
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:''See also: [[Wisconsin secretary of state election, 2014]]''
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Bies ran for [[Wisconsin secretary of state election, 2014|election]] to the office of [[Wisconsin Secretary of State]]. Bies did not win the [[Republican]] nomination in the primary on August 12.
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====Primary results====
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{{WIRepPrimarySoS2014electbox}}
  
==Elections==
 
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
  
 
:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
  
Bies is running in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly]] District 1. Bies is running unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14, 2012. [[Patrick Veeser]] and [[Arnie Johnsrud]] are running in the Democratic primary. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/page/candidates_on_ballot_08_14_12_partisan_primary_pdf_18477.PDF ''Wisconsin Government Accountability Board'', "Candidates on Ballot by Election - 2012 Partisan Primary 8/14/2012," retrieved June 12, 2012]</ref>
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Bies won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly]] District 1. Bies ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14, 2012, and defeated [[Patrick Veeser]] (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/elections-voting/results/2012/partisan-primary ''Government Accountability Board,'' "2012 Fall Partisan Primary, accessed May 5, 2014]</ref><ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/elections-voting/results/2012/fall-general ''Government Accountability Board,'' "2012 Fall General Election," accessed May 5, 2014]</ref>
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{{Election box 2012
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|Chamber = Wisconsin State Assembly, District 1, General Election
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|party1 =Democratic
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|party2 = Republican
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|party3 =
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|winner2 =Garey Bies
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|Inc2 =Y
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|candidate1 =Patrick Veeser
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|candidate3 ='' Scattering''
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|votes2 =16993
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|votes1 =16124
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|votes3 =29
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}}
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===2010===
 
===2010===
  
 
:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010]]''
  
Bies was re-elected to [[Wisconsin State Assembly]] District 1. He defeated [[Democrat]] [[Richard Skare]] in the general election on [[State legislative elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]. He was unopposed in the [[Primary election dates in 2010|September 14, 2010]] primary election.   
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Bies was re-elected to [[Wisconsin State Assembly]] District 1. He defeated [[Democrat]] [[Richard Skare]] in the general election on [[State legislative elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]. He was unopposed in the [[Primary election dates in 2010|September 14, 2010]], primary election.   
<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/result/primary_percentage_results_78075.pdf Official GAB primary results]</ref>
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<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/result/primary_percentage_results_78075.pdf ''Wisconsin Government Accountability Board'', "Official 2010 Primary election results," accessed April 25, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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===2008===
 
===2008===
On November 4, 2008, Bies won re-election to Assembly District 1, receiving 51.33% of the vote.<ref>[http://elections.state.wi.us/docview.asp?docid=15398&locid=47 ''Wisconsin State Elections Board Results of Fall General Election-11/04/2008'']</ref>
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On November 4, 2008, Bies won re-election to Assembly District 1, receiving 51.33% of the vote.<ref>[http://elections.state.wi.us/docview.asp?docid=15398&locid=47 ''Wisconsin State Elections Board,'' "Results of Fall General Election-11/04/2008," accessed May 6, 2014]</ref>
 
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==Sponsored legislation==  
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==Campaign donors==
Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:                
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{{Comprehensive donor history
*AB 03 - Restrictions on the Sale of Fertilizer Containing Phosphorous
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|Name = Bies
*AB 94 - Park Passes for Buses
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|Full name = Garey Bies
*AB 154 - Providing Tobacco Products to Minors
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|year = 2000
*AB 155 - Underage Drinking
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|Editdate = June 5, 2013
*AB 156 - Increasing Jail and Prison Times for Drunken Drivers
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|link =<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=7744 ''followthemoney.org'', "Bies, Garey," accessed June 5, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Republican
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|totalraised2012 = 57177
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 1]]
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|totalraised2010 = 47390
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 1]]
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|totalraised2008 = 47121
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|result2008 = Won
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|office2008 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2008|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 1]]
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|totalraised2006 = 20674
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|result2006 = Won
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|office2006 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2006|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 1]]
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|totalraised2004 = 22305
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|result2004 = Won
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|office2004 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2004|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 1]]
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|totalraised2002 = 25357
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|result2002 = Won
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|office2002 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2002|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 1]]
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|totalraised2000 = 67795
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|result2000 = Won
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|office2000 = [[Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2000|Wisconsin State Assembly, District 1]]
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}}
  
For a full listing of sponsored legislation and details see the [http://www.legis.state.wi.us/assembly/asm01/news/Legislation/2009%20Session/09leg.htm House site].
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===2012===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Bies
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|full Name = Garey Bies
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=143365
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
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|new = no
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 57,177
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|org1 = Ziegelbauer, Christine
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|org2 = Frank, Justin
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|org3 = Dantchik, Arthur
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|org4 = Operating Engineers Local 139
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|org5 = Hubbard, Stanley S
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|orgamount1 = 500
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|orgamount2 = 500
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|orgamount3 = 500
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|orgamount4 = 500
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|orgamount5 = 500
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|}}
  
==Campaign donors==
 
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
In 2010, Bies received $47,390 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=WI&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable Follow the Money - 2010 contributions]</ref>
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{{SLP donor box 2010
 
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|name = Bies  
{{slp donor box 2010
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|full Name = Garey Bies
|Chamber = Wisconsin State Assembly
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131580
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
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|new = no
 
|party = Republican
 
|party = Republican
|total raised = $47,390
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|total raised = 47,390
 
|org1 = Door County Republican Party
 
|org1 = Door County Republican Party
|org2 = Alberts, Polly
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|org2 = Penner, Gregory
|org3 = Wisconsin Realtors Association
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|org3 = Walton, Alice
|org4 = Calkins, William D
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|org4 = Egan, Richard
|org5 = Cotter, Joann M
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|org5 = Sharp, Sherry
|orgdonor1 = $1,000
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|orgamount1 = 1000
|orgdonor2 = $500
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|orgamount2 = 500
|orgdonor3 = $500
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|orgamount3 = 500
|orgdonor4 = $500
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|orgamount4 = 500
|orgdonor5 = $500
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|orgamount5 = 500
 
|}}
 
|}}
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===2008===
 
===2008===
 
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{{SLP donor box 2008
The top 4 donors to Bies' 2008 campaign were mostly individuals:<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110091 Follow the Money - 2008 Campaign Contributions]</ref>
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|name = Bies  
{{legislative donor box}}
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|full Name = Garey Bies
|-
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110091
| Vrieze, John
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
| align="right" | $1,000
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|new = no
|-
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|party = Republican
| Wisconsin Dental Assoc
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|total raised = 47,121
| align="right" | $500
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|org1 = Vrieze, John
|-
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|org2 = Wisconsin Restaurant Association
| Associated Builders & Contractors of WI
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|org3 = Reamisch, Bruce
| align="right" | $500
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|org4 = Wisconsin Healthcare Association
|-
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|org5 = Uihlein Jr, David V
| Harris, Jeffrey
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|orgamount1 = 1000
| align="right" | $500  
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|orgamount2 = 500
|}
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|orgamount3 = 500
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|orgamount4 = 500
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|orgamount5 = 500
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|}}
  
 
===2006===  
 
===2006===  
 
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{{SLP donor box 2006
In the 2006 election, Bies raised a total of $20,674. <ref name="FTM3">[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=87489 Follow the Money - 2006 Campaign contributions]</ref>
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|name = Bies
 
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|full Name = Garey Bies
His five largest contributors in 2006 were:
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=87489
 
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
{{legislative donor box}}
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|new = no
|-
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|party = Republican
| [[Public financing of campaigns|Public Fund]]
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|total raised = 20,674
| align="right" | $7,763
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|org1 = Public Fund
|-
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|org2 = Kieffer, Stephen
| Hedeen, Kay
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|org3 = Door County Republican Party
| align="right" | $500
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|org4 = Hedeen, Kay
|-
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|org5 = Anderson, Dennis
| Anderson, Dennis
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|orgamount1 = 7763
| align="right" | $500
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|orgamount2 = 500
|-
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|orgamount3 = 500
| Anderson, Ellen
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|orgamount4 = 500
| align="right" | $500
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|orgamount5 = 500
|-
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|}}
| Four other donors, each donating $500<ref name="FTM3"/>
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| align="right" | $500
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|}
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===2004===  
 
===2004===  
 
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{{SLP donor box 2004
In the 2004 election, Bies raised a total of $22,305. <ref name="FTM4">[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=68177 Follow the Money - 2004 Campaign contributions]</ref>
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|name = Bies
 
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|full Name = Garey Bies
His five largest contributors in 2004 were:
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=68177
 
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
{{legislative donor box}}
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|new = no
|-
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|party = Republican
| Calkins, William
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|total raised = 22,305
| align="right" | $500
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|org1 = Wisconsin Bankers Association
|-
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|org2 = Wisconsin Institute of Cpas
| Tavern League Of Wisconsin
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|org3 = Wisconsin Concealed Carry Movement
| align="right" | $500
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|org4 = Kewaunee County Republican Party
|-
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|org5 = Calkins, William
| Wisconsin Builders Association
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|orgamount1 = 500
| align="right" | $500
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|orgamount2 = 500
|-
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|orgamount3 = 500
| Calkins, Priscilla
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|orgamount4 = 500
| align="right" | $500
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|orgamount5 = 500
|-
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|}}
| Six other donors, each donating $500<ref name="FTM4"/>
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| align="right" | $500
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|}
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===2002===  
 
===2002===  
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{{SLP donor box 2002
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|name = Bies
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|full Name = Garey Bies
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=8574
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
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|new = no
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 25,357
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|org1 = Calkins, William & Priscilla
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|org2 = Alevizos, James G
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|org3 = Blazer, Judith
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|org4 = Forkert, Russell
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|org5 = Flood, Ann
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|orgamount1 = 500
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|orgamount2 = 500
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|orgamount3 = 500
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|orgamount4 = 500
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|orgamount5 = 500
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|}}
  
In the 2002 election, Bies raised a total of $25,357. <ref name="FTM5">[Bies Follow the Money - 2002 Campaign contributions]</ref>
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===2000===
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{{SLP donor box 2000
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|name = Bies  
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|full Name = Garey Bies
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=58841
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|office= Wisconsin State Assembly
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|new = yes
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 67,795
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|org1 = Wisconsin Republican Party
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|org2 = Bies, Gary
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|org3 = Johnson, Al
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|org4 = Rennes, Tim
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|org5 = Culp, Laurel A
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|orgamount1 = 2460
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|orgamount2 = 535
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|orgamount3 = 500
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|orgamount4 = 500
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|orgamount5 = 500
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|}}
  
His five largest contributors in 2002 were:
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==Personal==
  
{{legislative donor box}}
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Bies is married and has four children. He is a member of American Legion Post 527 and the Knights of Columbus.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=56317 ''Project Vote Smart,'' "Biography," accessed May 5, 2014]</ref>
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| Blazer, Judith
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| align="right" | $500
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|-
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| Forkert, Russell
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| align="right" | $500
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|-
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| Flood, Ann
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| align="right" | $500
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|-
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| Johnson, Lars
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| align="right" | $500
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|-
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| Five other donors, each donating $500<ref name="FTM5"/>
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| align="right" | $500
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|}
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==Recent news==
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{{submit a bio}}
<div style="float:right">
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This section displays the most recent stories in a Google News search for the term "'''Garey + Bies + Wisconsin + Assembly'''"  
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{{RSS|feed=http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Garey+Bies+Wisconsin+Assembly&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Garey Bies News Feed}}
|{{#ev:youtube|t8WCk9Sx9RU|300}}<br><span style="font-size:80%">Rep. Bies speaking at Peninsula Centennial Dedication</span>
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==See also==
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*[[Wisconsin Secretary of State]]
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*[[Wisconsin secretary of state election, 2014]]
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*[[Wisconsin State Legislature]]
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*[[Wisconsin State Assembly]]
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*[[Wisconsin State Assembly#Assembly standing committees |Wisconsin State Assembly Committees]]
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*[[Wisconsin State Legislature#Joint legislative committees|Wisconsin Joint Committees]]
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*[[Wisconsin state legislative districts]]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
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*[http://www.legis.state.wi.us/assembly/asm01/news/ Representative Bies's website]
 
*[http://www.legis.state.wi.us/assembly/asm01/news/ Representative Bies's website]
 
*[http://www.legis.state.wi.us/w3asp/contact/legislatorpages.aspx?house=Assembly&district=1 Wisconsin Assembly - Representative Gary Bies]  
 
*[http://www.legis.state.wi.us/w3asp/contact/legislatorpages.aspx?house=Assembly&district=1 Wisconsin Assembly - Representative Gary Bies]  
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=56317 Project Vote Smart biographical profile]  
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* [http://openstates.org/wi/legislators/WIL000354/garey-bies/ Profile from Open States]
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=56317 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
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*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=56317 Biography from Project Vote Smart]  
*[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=7744 Follow The Money campaign contributions]
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=56317 Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart]
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*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=143365 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=131580 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=110091 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=87489 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=68177 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=8574 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=58841 2000]
 
*[http://www.wisdc.org/pro08-103815.php Representative Bies's Wisconsin Democracy Campaign profile]
 
*[http://www.wisdc.org/pro08-103815.php Representative Bies's Wisconsin Democracy Campaign profile]
*[http://www.freedomspeaks.com/official/75496/wisconsin-%28wi%29-state-assembly-member-garey-d-bies-%5Bwi-house-of-representatives%5D Representative Bies's Freedom Speaks profile]
 
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000537064130&ref=search Representative Bies's facebook]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100000537064130&ref=search Representative Bies's facebook]
  
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Garey Bies
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Wisconsin State Assembly District 1
Incumbent
In office
2001 - Present
Term ends
January 5, 2015
Years in position 13
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$49,943/year
Per diem$88/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2000
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Associate'sNortheastern Technical College, 1982
Personal
Birthday10/26/1946
Place of birthManitowoc, WI
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Gary Bies (b. October 26, 1946) is a Republican member of the Wisconsin State Assembly, representing District 1. He was first elected to the chamber in 2000.

Bies was a Republican candidate for Wisconsin Secretary of State in the 2014 elections.[1]

Biography

Prior to his election to the Assembly, Bies worked as Project Director for the Door/Kewaunee Drug Task Force from 1990-2000, and was Chief Deputy/Deputy Sheriff for the Door County Sheriff's Department.[2]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Bies served on the following committees:

Wisconsin Committee Assignments, 2013
Corrections, Chair
Natural Resources and Sporting Heritage
Tourism, Vice-chair
Veterans

2011-2012

During the 2011-2012 legislative session, Bies served on these committees:

2009-2010

During the 2009-2010 legislative session, Bies served on these committees:

Issues

Legislation sponsored in 2009 includes:

  • AB 03 - Restrictions on the Sale of Fertilizer Containing Phosphorous
  • AB 94 - Park Passes for Buses
  • AB 154 - Providing Tobacco Products to Minors
  • AB 155 - Underage Drinking
  • AB 156 - Increasing Jail and Prison Times for Drunken Drivers

For a full listing of sponsored legislation and details see the House site.

Elections

2014

See also: Wisconsin secretary of state election, 2014

Bies ran for election to the office of Wisconsin Secretary of State. Bies did not win the Republican nomination in the primary on August 12.

Primary results

Wisconsin Secretary of State Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJulian Bradley 64.8% 138,734
Garey Bies 35.2% 75,340
Total Votes 214,074
Election Results Via:Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel Primary Election Results.


2012

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2012

Bies won re-election in the 2012 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 1. Bies ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 14, 2012, and defeated Patrick Veeser (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 1, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Patrick Veeser 48.6% 16,124
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGarey Bies Incumbent 51.3% 16,993
Total Votes 33,146

2010

See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Bies was re-elected to Wisconsin State Assembly District 1. He defeated Democrat Richard Skare in the general election on November 2, 2010. He was unopposed in the September 14, 2010, primary election. [5]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 1 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Garey Bies (R) 14,225
Richard Skare (D) 10,165
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 1 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Garey D. Bies (R) 6,120 99.48%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Bies won re-election to Assembly District 1, receiving 51.33% of the vote.[6]

Wisconsin Assembly District 1
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Garey Bies (R) 15,905 51%
Dick Skare (D) 15,055 49%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Bies is available dating back to 2000. Based on available campaign finance records, Bies raised a total of $287,819 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 5, 2013.[7]

Garey Bies's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 1 Won $57,177
2010 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 1 Won $47,390
2008 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 1 Won $47,121
2006 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 1 Won $20,674
2004 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 1 Won $22,305
2002 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 1 Won $25,357
2000 Wisconsin State Assembly, District 1 Won $67,795
Grand Total Raised $287,819

2012

Bies won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Bies raised a total of $57,177.
Wisconsin State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Garey Bies's campaign in 2012
Ziegelbauer, Christine$500
Frank, Justin$500
Dantchik, Arthur$500
Operating Engineers Local 139$500
Hubbard, Stanley S$500
Total Raised in 2012$57,177
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Bies won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2010. During that election cycle, Bies raised a total of $47,390.

2008

Bies won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2008. During that election cycle, Bies raised a total of $47,121.

2006

Bies won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2006. During that election cycle, Bies raised a total of $20,674.

2004

Bies won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2004. During that election cycle, Bies raised a total of $22,305.

2002

Bies won re-election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2002. During that election cycle, Bies raised a total of $25,357.

2000

Bies won election to the Wisconsin State Assembly in 2000. During that election cycle, Bies raised a total of $67,795.

Personal

Bies is married and has four children. He is a member of American Legion Post 527 and the Knights of Columbus.[8]

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2000–present
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